The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services today finalized a new payment model that will bundle payment to acute care hospitals for heart attack and cardiac bypass surgery services beginning in July 2017. The rule also will expand the existing Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement model to include other surgical treatments for hip and femur fractures beyond hip replacement. For more, read the American Hospital Association's story.
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CMS Finalizes Bundled Payment Models for Cardiac and Hip Fracture Care
American Hospital Association's Tom Nickels says final rule moves too fast for the field
December 21, 2016